DPS releases name of Missouri man killed in 18-wheeler accident

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - DPS has released the name of a Missouri man killed in an 18-wheeler crash on US 59 South in Nacogdoches County on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the DPS report, Calvin Lavern Jennings Jr., 38, of Valley Park, Mo., was driving a 2014 Freightliner northbound on US 59 when he drove off the road to the right for unknown reason, overturned and struck a large sign and several parked cars.

Jennings died on the scene.

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